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EK Debut Gigabyte Z87X-OC Series Water Blocks

Gigabyte’s Z87X-OC and Z87X-OC Force motherboards have been designed from the ground up for overclockers in mind. That said EK are catering to the needs of the hardcore overclocker with their latest series of water blocks.…

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Gigabyte Z87X-OC (Z87) Motherboard Review

Gigabyte have a large stack of motherboards launching for Z87, and at the top of that stack is the overclocking based motherboards including the Z87X-FORCE and the Z87X-OC which have some fundamental differences. The Force is…

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ECS Introduces H87/B85/H81 Overclocking Too

Just a week ago ASRock revealed to us that they had been able to enable overclocking of K series CPUs on the H87 and B85 chipsets. These are chipsets that typically do not allow for overclocking…

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ASRock Demonstrate Overclocking On H87 And B85

The belief that only the highest end chipset motherboards can overclocked has be common place. In fact during Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge Core series Intel processor generations all the low end chipsets did not support…

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Asus Z87-C (Z87) Motherboard Review

  You may remember with Asus, they had a range of motherboards branded as their core series which consisted of Pro, LX, LK, V, V-Pro, Deluxe and so forth. This has now had a complete overhaul…

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MSI Z87 MPOWER (Z87) Motherboard Review

It wasn’t that long ago that MSI released a new range of products to the market, branded under MPOWER and with the release of the Z87 chipset from Intel and 4th generation CPUs, it’s only right…

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Intel’s Desktop Roadmap Reveals New Ivy Bridge-E And Haswell Parts

CPU World have managed to confirm some leaks of Intel’s roadmap made quite a while ago by Asder00 Italy Blogspot. These leaks essentially reveal to us some details on Ivy Bridge-E, that is the next revision of the…

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New Intel Haswell Processors Detailed

  On the back of some Intel roadmaps being released we now have some more details for you about what they show. Firstly, the mysterious Core i7 4771 turns out to be just an i7 4770K…

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ASRock Z87 OC Formula Sets New Memory OC Record of 4285.6 MHz

Edit: And before the article is even published we have received news that Christian Ney has broken this world record at around 11:00am GMT June 11th with a memory overclock of 4289.2 MHz, taking the title…

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Computex: ASUS Display Sabertooth and Gryphon Haswell Z87 TUF Motherboards

ASUS hasn’t launched the Republic of Gamers series motherboards yet for Haswell Z87 so the TUF (The Ultimate Force) series motherboards are the best that they had on display at Computex 2013. The TUF series currently…

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Computex: ASUS Exhibit Creative Motherboard Mods

Computex is normally a time when companies like to show off the fruits of their labour by displaying all their current and latest products for the media and visitors to see. Yet ASUS has taken a…

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Computex: Geil Announces EVO Potenza DDR3 RAM Kits, Up To 3000MHz

Geil has been showing off some high performance DDR3 memory solutions at Computex 2013. It unveiled its new EVO Potenza series of memory modules built for the new Haswell Z87 processors as these have the best…

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Computex: EVGA Show Z87 FTW and Classified Haswell Motherboards

EVGA’s Z87 line up is looking pretty impressive which isn’t really any surprise given the quality of EVGA’s motherboards in the past. We’ve already had a quick look at EVGA’s Z87 mini-ITX Stinger motherboard here, so…

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Computex: EVGA Z87 Stinger Mini-ITX Motherboard On Show

At EVGA’s Computex booth they were showing off four new motherboards of which three were Z87 and one was X79. We will take a look at all of them but in this article we want to…

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Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H (Z87) Motherboard Review

As we trundle through the stack of Z87 boards we have for review, we find ourselves picking up the Z87X-UD3H and chucking it onto the test bench, but not before taking a look at what Gigabyte…

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Computex: Gigabyte Show Off Impressive Z87N-WIFI Motherboard

Gigabyte’s Wi-Fi mini-ITX motherboard from the Z77 series was a pretty big hit and they look to be carrying this success forward with the GA-Z87N-WIFI for Intel’s new Haswell platform. Like other Gigabyte N-WIFI motherboards this…

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Computex: MSI Announce Mini-ITX LGA 1150 Z87I/B85I/H87I Motherboards

Mini ITX motherboards are all the rage these days and as far as I am aware MSI have been a bit late to the Mini ITX party, up until now that is. MSI have released a…

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Computex: MSI Exhibits Z87 Haswell GD65 and G45 Gaming Motherboards

MSI released its Gaming series of motherboards just a few months ago for Z77 and now it has provided a refresh for the Z87 motherboard series that supports LGA 1150 and Haswell. As you can see…

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Computex: MSI Display Z87 XPower Overclocking Motherboard

Moving on from our extensive coverage of Gigabyte’s pre-Computex event we are now taking a look at the products from MSI. First up we thought it would be interesting to take a look at their Z87…

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Computex: Gigabyte Display Z87 OC and OC Force Overclocking Z87 Motherboards

For Z87 Gigabyte has a couple of high end motherboard series in addition to the usual UD3/UD4/UD5 and UD7 models. We have already taken a look at the Z87 G1.Sniper motherboards Gigabyte have on show at…

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Computex: Gigabyte Shows Off G1. Sniper 5 and M5 Z87 Motherboards

So far at a pre-Computex event Gigabyte have shown us their G1.Sniper FM2/A85X and B85/LGA1150 motherboards. Now they are showing us the more “enthusiast” orientated motherboards that we would more typically associate with the Computex event.…

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Gigabyte G1.Sniper M5 (Z87) Motherboard Review

Micro-ATX motherboards and all things on the smaller form factor have been a big highlight in the past year or so, with Mini-ITX taking the market by storm and manufacturers somehow managing to cram all of…

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G.Skill Unleash 32GB 3000MHz DDR3 Trident X RAM Kit

G. Skill are at it again releasing another series of RAM with stupidly high speeds. G.Skill have released, or should that be re-released, their Trident X series for Intel’s new Z87 platform. They are offering 2666MHz…

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Intel Core i7 4770K “Haswell” Processor Review

The build-up to the launch of Intel’s fourth generation of core processors, codename Haswell, has been extensive. To my recollection this has got to be one of the most publicized launches to date, and expectations have…

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Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H (Z87) Motherboard Review

After speaking to Gigabyte recently about the upcoming boards for Haswell and Z87, they kept telling me that the UD4H was a big focus for them, and I can see why, as it incorporates a brand…

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Gigabyte G1.Sniper 5 (Z87) Motherboard Review

Over the years we’ve seen more and more products aimed at gamers and Gigabyte have harnessed this very well, as they cater for gamers in more ways than one. This stems from their VGA range, to…

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Gigabyte G1.Sniper M5 Motherboard Preview

With Intel’s new chipset and 4th generation processors almost upon us, you’ll find the eTeknix team working doubly hard to bring you the latest and greatest content before and during the launch, but this comes with…